Monthly Archives: January 2014

What Is Discernment?

Someone I know recently expressed an opinion that surprised and in some ways disappointed me. I said to myself, “I thought he would have more discernment than that.” The experience caused me to reflect on the importance of discernment and the … Continue reading

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Are You Born Again?

“Are you born again? This is one of life’s most important questions. Jesus Christ said, “Except a man is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God” (John 3:3). It is not enough to reply, “I belong to the church; … Continue reading

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Read Your Bible

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly!” Colossians 3:16 Probably prayer is less neglected in devotions, than is the reading of the Bible. Many people who would not go out any morning without a few moments of prayer, will go forth day after … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on Reading Modern Books

“There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books. Thus I have found as a tutor in English … Continue reading

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“The Religion of Christ is Intolerant”

“It strikes me that on the very surface of this passage there is a refutation of a very common error, that if we do a thing from a right motive God accepts it, even though it is a wrong thing. The common … Continue reading

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Fashioned to be like Christ

“God disciplines us for our good, that we may share in His holiness. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:10-11 “We … Continue reading

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“A New Year’s Resolution” -Matthew Henry

“My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15 “Firmly believing that my times are in God’s hand, I here submit myself and all my affairs for the ensuing year, to the wise and gracious disposal of God’s divine providence. Whether God … Continue reading

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